Sunday, September 30, 2012

SS - A Snap of the Universe Billions of Years into the Past

This is the closest thing we can get to a time machine:

This image was taken by Hubble, and is the farthest-ever view of the universe we have till date.  And since it's the farthest we've seen space-wise (billions of light-years away) it's the farthest back we've been able to look time-wise, since the light reaching us was actually emitted by those thousands of galaxies billions of years ago!

Read more about it here.

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